[Coco] (very very slightly OT) 6800 emulator

tim lindner tlindner at macmess.org
Sun Apr 29 17:36:14 EDT 2007

Manney <mannslists at invigorated.org> wrote:

> >>> Interesting. Did you know the first 6809 emulator was written as a 6800
> >>> program? It was made during the design of the 6809 at Motorola.
> >> Isn't that a bit backwards? :) But this question is coming from
> >> someone who isn't quite as in depth about 680x processors as he'd like
> >> to be. :)
> >>
> > It isn't backwards so much as forward, or ahead of its time.  :) How
> > better to test a microprocessor that doesn't exist yet but to emulate it
> > on one that does?
> Well, I thought that normally the 'host' processor had to be more 
> powerful than the emulated processor to handle the emulation?


tim lindner
tlindner at macmess.org                                              Bright

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